Professional Civil or Geotechnical Engineer

Professional Civil or Structural Engineer


About CNA

CNA Consulting Engineers, is an award winning design firm and nationally ranked in the top ’50 Trenchless Design Firms’ in 2015 with over 40 years of experience in the Twin Cities area as well as nationally. We employ general civil, structural and geotechnical engineers to design and perform construction administration on civil construction projects including tunnels, caverns and concrete and steel structures.  

Job Description

CNA is seeking a Professional Engineer with civil and/or structural design and project management experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for the design of civil and municipal engineering projects for underground projects including public utilities and public works, civil site design, and related infrastructure projects, as well as client development and staff management. Our projects are diverse and the ideal candidate will possess strong technical skills relative to civil projects related mainly to underground construction.
  • ​Supervision of engineers and staff in the planning and design of projects
  • Leading the design of underground projects
  • Development of project documents including reports, studies, construction contract documents, permit applicationsInteraction with clients, regulatory agencies, and the public as necessary for project completion;
  • Manage, mentor and coach staff as needed to promote a positive team environment
  • Business development activities
  • Field investigations, project site visits
  • Participate in client interviews and/or proposal presentations
  • Maintain project schedule and assure that deadlines are met
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Key Requirements

  • BS or MS in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer – Minnesota
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the planning and design of civil and/or structural projects;
  • Previous project management experience, design activities, specification writing, cost estimating, report generation and plan preparation
  • Proven ability to develop and produce civil and municipal engineering designs overseeing AutoCAD/Civil 3DProven ability to develop studies, reports, technical specifications, regulatory permit, applications, construction estimates and other project documents
  • Previous construction administration experience
  • Previous experience in leading and developing a team of engineering professionals to meet schedule and budget expectations
  • Highly motivated to successfully interact with customers to promote and secure continued and future client relations
  • Strong project management skills with proven track record
  • Effective technical writing and communication skills
  • Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship

Additional Preferred:

  • ​Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Able to travel as needed for team meetings, client consultations, on-site inspections, etc.
  • Occasional overnight travel will be required
  • Ability to walk and climb over rough terrain
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD, Civil 3D or other CADD-based civil design software
  • MS Office and AutoCAD literate
If you would like to be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Kim Beecham,